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A Cultural History of the Senses in the

by Constance Classen

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A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

by Ian Chilvers & John Glaves-Smith

<p>This unique and authoritative reference work contains around 2,000 clear and concise entries on all aspects of modern and contemporary art. Its impressive range of terms includes movements, styles, techniques, artists, critics, dealers, ...

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A Dictionary of Modern Design

by Jonathan Woodham

<p>Over 950 entries From the Arts and Crafts Movement to Postmodernism, Apple to Frank Lloyd Wright, this fascinating dictionary covers the past 160 years of international design, with accessible entries on branding, graphics, industrial design,

ISBN: 9780192518538

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A Greene Country Towne

Philadelphia’s Ecology in the Cultural Imagination

by Alan C. Braddock & Laura Turner Igoe

<p>An unconventional history of Philadelphia that operates at the threshold of cultural and environmental studies, <em>A Greene Country Towne</em> expands the meaning of community beyond people to encompass nonhuman beings, things, and ...

ISBN: 9780271078922

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A Guide to Eighteenth-Century Art

by Linda Walsh

<p><i>A Guide to Eighteenth-Century Art</i> offers an introductory overview of the art, artists, and artistic movements of this exuberant period in European art, and the social, economic, philosophical, and political debates that helped shape ...

ISBN: 9781118475515

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A Guide to Eighteenth-Century Art

by Linda Walsh

<p><i>A Guide to Eighteenth-Century Art</i> offers an introductory overview of the art, artists, and artistic movements of this exuberant period in European art, and the social, economic, philosophical, and political debates that helped shape ...

ISBN: 9781118475577

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A History of Pictures

From the Cave to the Computer Screen

by David Hockney & Martin Gayford

<p>The making of pictures has a history going back perhaps 100,000 years to an African shell used as a paint palette. Two-thirds of it is irrevocably lost, since the earliest images known to us are from about 40,000 years ago. But what a 40,000 ...

ISBN: 9780500773765

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A Magnificent Faith

Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany

by Bridget Heal

<p>A Magnificent Faith explains how and why Lutheranism - a confession that derived its significance from the promulgation of God's Word - became a visually magnificent faith, a faith whose adherents sought to captivate Christians' hearts and ...

ISBN: 9780192522405

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A Man Called Yarra

by Stan Yarramunua

"I'm a Wathaurong man. I'm an artist who draws on life in this big red and yellow and black country."<BR>Stan "Yarra" Yarramunua- artist, musician, actor, social worker, businessman.<BR><BR>From growing up in poverty in Swan Hill - and sometimes

ISBN: 9781863959650

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A Marine Artist's Portfolio

The Nautical Paintings of Susanne Fournais

by Susanne Fournais Grube

<p>Susanne Fournaise Grube, has been painting marine scenes for over thirty years, during which time, she has produced a large portfolio of material, not only depicting ships and small craft, but also the architecture of marine buildings and ...

ISBN: 9781473896352

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A Million Sloths

Super-Cute Creatures to Colour

by Lulu Mayo

<DIV><B>A Million Sloths</B> is a colouring book designed for sloth lovers of all ages. Its humour and adorable charm will appeal to both children and adults, providing an escape from hectic modern life to channeling nature&rsquo;s most relaxed ...

ISBN: 9781789291063

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A Monograph of the Totem-Poles in Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia

by G. H. Raley

<p>Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original

ISBN: 9781473353695

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A Printed Icon in Early Modern Italy

Forlì's Madonna of the Fire

by Lisa Pon

<p>In 1428, a devastating fire destroyed a schoolhouse in the northern Italian city of Forlì, leaving only a woodcut of the Madonna and Child that had been tacked to the classroom wall. The people of Forlì carried that print - now known as the ...

ISBN: 9781316290040

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A Short Book About Art

by Dana Arnold

ISBN: 9781854379078

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A Short History of the Anglo-Saxons

by Henrietta Leyser

<p>'Here lies our leader all cut down, the valiant man in the dust.' The elegiac words of the Battle of Maldon, an epic poem written to celebrate the bravery of an English army defeated by Viking raiders in 991, emerge from a diverse literature ...

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A Short History of the Italian Renaissance

by Virginia Cox

<p>The extraordinary creative energy of Renaissance Italy lies at the heart of modern western culture. This creativity extended far beyond the visual arts and architecture: dress history, dance history, food history, ritual and ceremonial all ...

ISBN: 9780857729743

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A Short History of the Shadow

by Victor I. Stoichita

<p>In this investigative tour de force, now available in a new format edition, Victor I. Stoichita untangles the history of one of the most enduring technical and symbolic challenges to confront Western artists - the depiction and meanings of ...

ISBN: 9781780239880

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A Whakapapa of Tradition: One Hundred Years of Ngati Porou Carving, 1830-1930

by Ngarino Ellis

<p>The chieftainess Te Ao Kairau lived in the north of the Waiapu Valley. Desiring carving for the meeting houses that she was having erected, she chose her nephew Iwirakau to travel to Uawa to learn the arts of carving at the Rawheoro whare ...

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Aboriginal Art and Australian Society

Hope and Disenchantment

by Laura Fisher

<p>This book is an investigation of the way the Aboriginal art phenomenon has been entangled with Australian society’s negotiation of Indigenous people’s status within the nation. Through critical reflection on Aboriginal art’s idiosyncrasies as

ISBN: 9781783085330

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About Looking

by John Berger

As a novelist, art critic, and cultural historian, John Berger is a writer of dazzling eloquence and arresting insight whose work amounts to a subtle, powerful critique of the canons of our civilization. In <I>About Looking</I> he explores our ...

ISBN: 9780747599579

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